[SunHELP] /dev/random

Mike's List mikelist at sky.net
Thu Mar 18 16:46:52 CST 2004

On Thu, 18 Mar 2004, Bret Adams wrote:

> Hey:
> I am running Solaris 8 and want to use /dev/random as a data stream for 
> some testing.  Under /dev no random is listed.  Do I need to check for a 
> certain package to install it.

Go to sunsolve.sun.com --> patch portal and search for 112438 (sparc)
or 112439 (x86) and apply the patch to Solaris 8, you'll need to reboot
for /dev/random to take affect.  There's a way not to reboot, but if you
can just reboot.

- Mike

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